"life at home: bathurst" festival workshop

How is "Life At Home"?

"Life At Home" is the theme of a new storytelling competition for Bathurst. The photo entry above is by Miao Li and titled "Let's be honest".

Come along to our Zoom online storytelling workshop tomorrow Saturday May 2 at 11am.

Share or listen to stories about "Life At Home".

We will discuss tips and thoughts about how to turn your experiences into a story, in writing, photos, video or audio.

Walkley-award nominated storyteller Jock Cheetham will host the storytelling workshop on Zoom via https://bit.ly/LifeZoomReaders (Password: 696140).

It's part of the Bathurst Readers' and Writers' Festival on Saturday May 2 at 11am to 12 noon.

  • Photo
  • Audio
  • Writing
  • Video

So you can get comments on your work and improve that for later submission to the competition, if you want to...

See the Life At Home: Bathurst competition page for details.

"life at home: bathurst" competition launched

Bathurst Multicultural Storytelling Festival has launched a "Life At Home: Bathurst" competition across four media formats!

We will host a feedback forum and workshop at the Bathurst Readers' and Writers' Festival on Saturday May 2 at 11am to 12 noon.

  • Photo
  • Audio
  • Writing
  • Video

So you can get comments on your work and improve that for later submission to the competition, if you want to...

See the Life At Home: Bathurst competition page for details.

"Connection" photography competition winners announced

The winners by judging are:

Photo No. 5: of father and child (above), by Grace takes first prize: $250.

Photo No. 7: connected to the earth is the innocent child (below) by Jess takes second prize: $100.

Please see these photos and the long list of awesome photos at the photo comp page here.

"How I Got here" story winner announced

Judges have decided the competition winner on the theme of "How I Got Here" is Thamilnila. Prize: $250.

Please see her entry, the other place-getters and the long list at the writing comp page here.

The equal second-place getters Sally Rummery and Ingrid Pearson below ($75 each). Having two second-place sharers replaces the people's choice award, which received minimal and inconclusive votes.

Judging criteria were technical skill, storytelling and emotional impact.

Community-University Partnership      

Thank you for funding support for the Bathurst Multicultural Storytelling Festival in March 2020 from Charles Sturt University.

FEstival online: here's what happened

"Social Connection" and  "How I Got Here" recordings can be found on Facebook (@BathurstStorytelling).

356 grant

Thank you for funding support for the Bathurst Multicultural Storytelling Festival in March 2020 from Bathurst Regional Council.

In MEMORY OF NEROLI COLVIN

The Bathurst Multicultural Storytelling Festival in 2019 and 2020 honour the memory of Neroli Colvin.

Neroli’s PhD was on cultural diversity in regional education and she started working on this festival when we first visited Bathurst.

The festival is possible because of donations kindly made towards Neroli’s legacy.

http://bit.ly/NeroliStorytellingFoundation

Here's Neroli's obituary from The Sydney Morning Herald.

http://bit.ly/NerolisObituary

Neroli Colvin photo colour